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1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn: Baltimore Women and Benevolence During the Civil War

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hosts: Presented by The Maryland State Archives in collaboration with The Enoch Pratt Free Library and The Maryland Four Centuries Project Speaker: Dr. Rob Schoeberlein, Acting Baltimore City Archivist Want to know more about the largely untold story of Maryland’s Women and the Civil War home front? Please join us for an overview of their wartime roles as Rob Schoeberlein, the Acting Archivist of Baltimore City, recounts activities that range from nursing care and charitable work to smuggling and spying, with a few female soldier stories added as well. Lots...

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2:00 pm

William Oliver Stevens, the Harwood Sisters, and Annapolis

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Part of Cathleen H. Farr Lecture Series Among the more colorful residents of the Hammond-Harwood House over the years was William Oliver Stevens, who rented a wing from the Harwood sisters in 1904-1905. A recently hired instructor of English at the Naval Academy, Stevens was to play a lively role in Annapolis culture and politics over the next twenty years. He published and illustrated satirical alphabets on Maryland social mores; he wrote the first naval textbooks on sea power; he became an authoritative commentator on naval affairs; and he and...

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